Diary of a Country Priest

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Release Date: February 7, 1951

Original name: Journal d'un curé de campagne

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 55m

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An inexperienced, sickly priest shows up in the rural French community of Ambricourt, where he becomes the community's clergy. The locals don't take kindly to the priest's ascetic ways, and his demeanor makes him an ostracized figure. He is constantly ridiculed by his students during Bible studies at the girls school. His attempt to intervene in a family feud backfired into a scandal. His failures, compounded by his declining health, are beginning to erode his faith.

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Diary of a Country Priest (French: Journal d'un curé de campagne) is a 1951 French drama film written and directed by Robert Bresson, and starring Claude Laydu. It was closely based on the novel of the same name by Georges Bernanos. Published in 1936, the novel received the Grand prix du roman de l'Académie française. It tells the story of a young sickly priest who has been assigned to his first parish, a village in northern France.Diary of a Country Priest was lauded for Laydu's debut performance, which has been called one of the greatest in the history of cinema; the film won numerous awards, including the Grand Prize at the Venice International Film Festival, and the Prix Louis Delluc.

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